BE FIT AND HEALTHY
You can improve your health and overall wellbeing by adapting healthier and more sustainable coping strategies
You can have stronger and happier relationships by preventing arguments about your lack of control
COMPLETE YOUR GOALS
You can persevere through tough times to complete your goals, which means you can get ahead in your career
FEEL STRONG AND PROUD
You can feel strong and proud of yourself and your achievements and enjoy being in control of your behaviour and your life.
This program was designed to help you gain control over your impulsive behaviour under any circumstances and especially in situations where you experience urges, cravings and temptations or difficult emotions (anger, loneliness, sadness).
The program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to help you to understand yourself, your thinking and your impulsive behaviour, and how to manage it. Learn how to master impulsive behaviour effectively, especially in those situations where it seems to cause problems.
You can access support materials to help you to learn all you need to learn to be a master of your behaviour. And of course you can access the support of our team and have the opportunity to access our regular webinars to enhance your journey of mastery.
This program has been developed as a part of a research study; the research and the development of this program were also supported by a grant awarded at the University of Newcastle.
DR. YULIYA RICHARD
DR. SIROUS MOBINI
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